Where: Indiana (39.5° N, 85.7° W: paleocoordinates 27.5° S, 51.7° W)
• coordinate based on political unit
• outcrop-level geographic resolution
When: Waldron Shale Formation, Wenlock (433.4 - 427.4 Ma)
• "Middle Wenlockian. In Tenn. the equiv. portion of the Waldron Member, Wayne Formation, is mostly in the Kockelella amsdeni Zone." Unit 1 (from bottom) of Frest (1977), which is one of five units within the basal 1 m of the Waldron.
• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution
Environment/lithology: deep subtidal shelf; shelly/skeletal, argillaceous wackestone and shelly/skeletal, argillaceous packstone
•2003.04.06: Environmenal call by S. Peters based on field experience with unit
Collection methods: Table 45.36 lists abundances for fauna at Blue Ridge Quarry. I have also included 3 additional taxa mentioned in text but not in this list.
Primary reference: T. J. Frest, C. E. Brett, and B. J. Witzke. 1999. Caradocian-Gedinnian echinoderm associations of Central and Eastern North America. Paleocommunities--a case study from the Silurian and Lower Devonian 638-783 [M. Foote/K. Koverman/P. Wagner]more details
Purpose of describing collection: paleoecologic analysis
PaleoDB collection 26787: authorized by Michael Foote, entered by Michael Foote on 31.10.2002
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